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Review: Built to Spill Enter the Rock-Will-Never-Die Stage on ‘Untethered Moon’

Even in those bygone days when guitar wranglers prowled all-ages clubs, Doug Martsch’s method seemed messianic: six strings exploring the sublime. Nominally indie after nearly…
Jason Gubbels / April 22, 2015

Built to Spill’s Dance Moves Will ‘Never Be the Same’ in New Video

Just a day out from releasing their latest album, Untethered Moon, Built to Spill have unleashed a new video for "Never Be the Same." Directed…
Rachel Brodsky / April 20, 2015

Built to Spill’s Doug Martsch Has No Advice for Anyone

Built to Spill's Doug Martsch isn't an upbeat person. Super-personable, yes, but not very optimistic. "A huge part of any creative process, I think, is being…
Rachel Brodsky / April 14, 2015

Stream Built to Spill’s Eighth Studio Album, ‘Untethered Moon’

Indie-rock favorites Built to Spill have unveiled a couple of new tracks ("Living Zoo," "Never Be the Same") from their forthcoming eighth studio album, Untethered Moon, and…
Rachel Brodsky / April 13, 2015

Built to Spill’s ‘Living Zoo’ Music Video Is a Truly Bizarre Hike in the Woods

The new music video for Built to Spill's "Living Zoo" follows two buddies as they go on the adventure of a lifetime. In a plot…
James Grebey / March 26, 2015

Built to Spill Share a New Song and Things Will ‘Never Be The Same’

Built to Spill are gearing up to release their first new album since 2009's There Is No Enemy, and now they've shared Untethered Moon's second single, "Never Be…
James Grebey / March 23, 2015

Built to Spill Visit the ‘Living Zoo’ in Poppy New Track

Built to Spill, who will release their first new album since 2009's There Is No Enemy this year, have unveiled their cat-centric cover art and…
Rachel Brodsky / February 24, 2015

Built to Spill Will Release Their First New Album in Six Years

Built to Spill haven't released a new album since 2009's There Is No Enemy, but all that's about to change: The seminal indie-rock group have…
Rachel Brodsky / February 5, 2015

Your Labor Day Weekend Playlist: The 100 Best Alt-Rock Songs of 1994

As Labor Day Weekend approaches, the summer's last barbecues and beach parties find themselves wanting for the perfect soundtrack. SPIN has you covered with our "100…
Brennan Carley / August 29, 2014

The 100 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1994

In 1994, the distinction between "mainstream" and "alternative" evaporated. Green Day and the Offspring brought hook-heavy punk to the Billboard charts, middle-of-the-road acts such as…
Kyle McGovern / August 18, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Future Islands, Liars, the Hold Steady, and More

Future Islands, Liars, the Hold Steady, and Tokyo Police Club all have new albums on the way and guess what? They're all streaming online right…
Cynthia Orgel / March 19, 2014

Hear Built to Spill Majestically Cover Bob Dylan’s ’80s-Era ‘Jokerman’

One of the joys of delving into Bob Dylan's 35-album-deep discography is discovering even the "bad" albums often have their charms. As Rolling Stone reports,…
Marc Hogan / January 22, 2014

The Biggest Losers: Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee Celebrates 25 Years With Built to Spill, King Tuff, More

Yes, you're old. On Saturday, great American institution Sub Pop Records celebrated its honest-to-god 25th birthday with a multi-stage blowout in its Seattle hometown, with…
Jolie Ruben / July 15, 2013

Flaming Lips, Built to Spill Organize Oklahoma Tornado Victims Benefit Concert

Nearly two months to the day that a massive tornado ravaged Moore, Oklahoma, a number of bands will play a benefit concert with proceeds going…
Jordan Sargent / June 13, 2013

Youth Lagoon: Idaho Psych-Pop Wonder Builds Houses for the Heartbroken

Who: Trevor Powers never thought that so many people would hear his music. "It was always just for myself," the 24-year-old Boise, Idaho native says…
David Bevan / April 9, 2013
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